USSR (Soviet Union) Postage - Stamps
1956 - 1960

MINT SETS, SINGLE STAMPS, SOUVENIR SHEET
S

 

1956    1957    1958    1959    1960

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Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1959

             
 

2273

2190

2158

40k multi, Lenin, view of Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2274

2191

2159

60k multi, Power plant on Volga

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2275

2192

2160

1r multi, Space rockets over Kremlin

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2276

2196

2168

25k ultra-black, Woman Skater

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2277

2197

2169

40k ultra-black, Woman Skater

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2278

2195A

2166

40k blue-brown, Darwin, biologist

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2279

2194

2165

40k green, Torricelli, mathematician

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2280

2200

2167

40k red, Gamaleya, microbiologist

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2281

2199

2164

40k chocolate, Shalom Aleichem

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2282

2201

2170

1r, brown, Overprinted in orange

0,150

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2283

2203

2174

40k, ultra, red overprint, R.Burns

0,100

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2284

2202

2172

40k brown, Selma Lagerlef, writer

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2285

2204

2173

40k brown, Zwirka, lithuanian writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2286

2205

2171

40k gray, Joliot-Curie, scientist

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2287

2206

2179

40k multi, Popov, radio, icebreaker

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2288

2207

2180

60k multi, Soviet broadcasting

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2289

2210

2178

40k bister-brown, Ivan Krylov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2290

2208

2175

40k black-violet, Griboedov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2291

2209

2176

40k violet-brown, Ostrovski

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2292

2211

2177

40k slate-brown, Anton Chekhov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2293

2212

2178A

40k gray-ocher, Nikolai Gogol

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2294

2213

2178B

40k brown-violet, Aksakov

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2295

2254

2178C

40k violet-black, Koltzov, poet

1,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2296

2214

2189

40k blue, Saadi, Persian poet

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2297

2215

2190

40k rose-black, Orbeliani, writer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2298

2216

2191

40k multi, O. Korin, Japanese artist

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2299

2232

2181

10k multi, Steamer "Soviet Union"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2300

2233

2182

20k multi, Steamer "Dzerzhibski"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2301

2217

2183

40k multi, M.S. "Rossija" at Odessa

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2302

2234

2184

40k multi, Murmansk-Tyksi line

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2303

2218

2185

60k multi, Steamer "Kalinin"

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2304

2235

2186

1r multi, Leningrad-London line

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2305

2220

2188

40k ultra, Globe and route of Luna-1

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2306

2219

2187

40k rose, Globe and Luna-1

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2307

2221

2192

40k sepia, Lenin

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2310

2224

2196

40k violet, Humboldt, naturalist

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2311

2225

2195

40k gray-brown, J. Haydn, composer

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2312

2227

2201

40k multi, Tourists reading Map

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2313

2229

2202

40k multi, Canoeing

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2314

2228

2203

40k multi, Skiers

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2315

2226

2200

40k multi, Mountain Climber

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2319

2297

2205

10k red-black, Lenin, Ulyanovsk

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2320

2236

2204

10k sepia, Repin, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2321

2237

2206

20k violet, Mayakovsky, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2322

2238

2207

25k blue, Pushkin, Leningrad

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2323

2298

2208

60k green, Maxim Gorki, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2324

2239

2209

1r ultra, Tchaikovsky, Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2325

2276

2214

25k blue-black, Wild horse

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2326

2275

2215

25k brown, Ussuri Tiger

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2327

2243

2216

40k green, Red squirrel

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2328

2242

2217

40k green, Pine marten

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2329

2309

2218

60k green, Hazel hen

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2330

2310

2219

1r blue, Mute swan

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2331

2244

2222

40k multi, Sturgeon, Map

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2332

2245

2223

60k multi, Chum salmon, Map

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2333

2246

2220

60k green, Louis Braille

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2334

2247

2221

40k black, Musa Djalil, Tartar poet

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2335

2249

2224

15k rose-gray, Gymnast

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2336

2250

2225

25k green-brown, Runner

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2337

2251

2226

30k red-gray, Athletes with Trophy

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2338

2252

2227

60k blue-yellow, Water polo

2,0 00

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2340

2290

2245

10k orange, Spasski Tower, Symbols

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2341

2289

2244

10k violet-maroon, Chemicals

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2342

2291

2246

15k brown-red, Home building

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2343

2292

2247

15k brown, Meat production

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2344

2293

2248

20k green-red, Machinery

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2345

2294

2249

20k green-red, Grain production

2,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2346

2255

2250

30k lilac-red, Oil production

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2347

2295

2251

30k brown-green, Textiles

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2348

2256

2252

40k violet-orange, Steel

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2349

2257

2253

40k blue-rose, Coal

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2350

2258

2254

60k orange, Iron

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2351

2296

2255

60k ultra-red, Electric Power

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2352

2259

2232

10k blue-green, Glacier survey

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2353

2277

2233

25k blue-red, Research ship "Vityaz"

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2354

2260

2234

40k ultra, Antarctic camp, penguin

2,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2355

2261

2235

1r ultra, Rocket and Observatory

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2360

2266

2237

20k multi, Students in the Moscow

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2361

2267

2238

40k multi, Miner and Steel worker

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2364

2270

2241

40k brown, Makhtumkuli, writer

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2367

2273

2259

40k violet, Map of Luna-3  flight

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2370

2279

2261

60k blue, Kremlin and US Capitol

2,000

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2371

2280

2262

10k violet, Helicopter

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2372

2281

2263

25k blue-brown, Diver

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2373

2282

2264

40k red-indigo, Motorcyclist

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

 

2374

2283

2265

60k blue-bister, Parachutists

2,500

12,5

MNH, EF

               
 

2375

2285

2267

40k red, Kremlin, Space flight map

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

2376

2284

2266

40k blue-red, Moon, Earth, Rocket

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2377

2286

2268

20k gray, Sandor Petephy, poet

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, EF

 

2378

2287

2269

40k multi, Monument, bridge

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2379

2288

2270

40k ultra, Manolis Glezos, Acropolis

2,000

12:12,5

MNH, S

               
 

2380

2299

2271

40k ultra, Voskresensky, chemist

1,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

               
 

2390

2311

2283

40k multi, 1st Cavalry Army Anniv.

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1956    1957    1958    1959    1960

 

Comments and Abbreviations

Stamps are referenced by CPA Stamp Catalog (Moscow, 1983), Michel (2002/2003) and Scott (2002/2003).
Stamp from set marked (*) my be available as single stamp.
CPA - "Souzpechat" Central Philatelic Agency under the Ministry of Communications of the USSR. CPA catalog numbering of 1918-1980 RSFSR and USSR postage-stamps are accepted in the Russia up to days ( have a look at V.Soloviev "1857-1991 Postage-Stamps of Russian and USSR. Catalog - Reference. 2002/2003 ".
The number of stamps printed (column Print run) is quoted in millions.
MNH - Mint never hinged
MLH - Mint lightly hinged
MH - mint hinged
F - fine stamp condition
VF - very fine stamp condition
EF - extremely fine stamp condition
S - superb, better than EF
SEC - Special Event Cancel
CTO - Cancelled to order
Imperf. - Imperforated stamp

 

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